Sterling Silver and Velvet Chatelaine Purse Antique Chester 1914

Mike Loveday


This exquisite black velvet chatelaine purse is adorned by an ornate opening and clasp of flourishes and a winged cherub or angel in the centre. The chains join to a clip which is finished with a beautiful circular finial enclosing two iris flowers. Made in Chester by 'G Y & Co' with hallmarks for 1914. In good condition with some marks to the inner lining.

Full height: 34cm or 13.38 inches; Width of bag: 15cm or 5.9 inches.
Weight: 180 grams or 6.35 ounces.